As part of the expansion of our agriculture team, IEEP is seeking outstanding individuals to lead research and contribute to policy development on the environmental and climate dimensions of EU land use and rural development policies, with a particular focus on the Common Agricultural Policy.
IEEP is organising a one-day conference in Brussels on 5 October 2017 to present the findings of a major study on how civil society can support the use of market-based instruments to address pollution and resource use.
2017 is an important year for discussing the future of Europe. A key basis for this debate is the White Paper of the European Commission alongside subsequent reflection pieces regarding specific dimensions of European policy, including the social dimension of Europe, globalization, the Economic and Monetary Union, European defense and European finances.
IEEP’s EFA study for EEB and BirdLife was part of the evidence used by environmental groups to push for this regulation.
David’s article explores the flaws in the CAP as a delivery mechanism for public goods, as well as the opportunities for the UK Governments post-Brexit.
Andrew Farmer examines the role of the better regulation agenda in shaping the processes and wider atmosphere surrounding the future of EU environmental policy.
There is an emerging realisation that soil, and linked land use and management challenges, are fundamental to achieve sustainable development including in the areas of fighting against hunger, protecting life on land, moving to more responsible consumption and production, ensuring clean water and sanitation and addressing climate change. Addressing soil protection issues is fundamentally interconnected with our ability to deliver multiple societal needs, and the time to act is now.